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    You can't help but laugh

    ...at this video
    http://www.ebaumnation.com/2010/04/23/my-pony

    Such a random series of hilarious events. I almost feel bad for the kid, but I'm too busy wiping the tears out of my eyes from laughing so hard
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    #2
    Ostriches are nasty customers. I used to have ostrich neighbors, used at the local Dixie Stampede. Damn things put a guy in the the hospital with broken ribs because they managed to get him down and kick him.

    Good thing the adult was able to intervene quickly. I hope the little girl was all right.
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      #3
      The poor ostrich looked so scared at the end I think it's all the stupid humans fault for riding around in his field!

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        #4
        Originally posted by dani0303 View Post
        ...at this video
        http://www.ebaumnation.com/2010/04/23/my-pony

        Such a random series of hilarious events. I almost feel bad for the kid, but I'm too busy wiping the tears out of my eyes from laughing so hard
        OMG......
        I haven't laughed that hard in ages....lol
        Poor kid on her hands and knees trying to escape, ostrich pummels her, man pummels ostrich....lol
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          #5
          OK....I have to admit, I was spewing coke by the time the ostrich came tumbling back into view at the end.

          First you have little pony, girl..then ostrich, then donkey....Hey Dad, might be time to build your daughter an arena of some sort.

          I have to agree with the poster who said stupid human.....what dumbarse puts your tiny child on a pony in a pen with at least one donkey and one ostrich

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            #6
            it's really not that funny, but I can't help laughing, kid screaming bloody murder....
            (but it's a boy, not a girl)

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              #7
              Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
              it's really not that funny, but I can't help laughing, kid screaming bloody murder....
              (but it's a boy, not a girl)
              LOL!! Oops, I didn't turn the sound up when I watched

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                #8
                I thought it was a little girl too, but then I see a kid riding a pony and automatically think little girl.
                It is a hilarious video...but I do feel for the ostrich and the little child too.
                Riding with a loose ostrich isn't one of the better ideas out there.
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                  #9
                  Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                  it's really not that funny, but I can't help laughing, kid screaming bloody murder....
                  (but it's a boy, not a girl)
                  Thanks! We didn't have the sound on. So we watched again and laughed even more! OMG I needed that!

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                    #10
                    I can see why some people laugh, but the whole scene is stupid and dangerous.

                    Great thinking, Dad. Let a kid who is out of control on her pony ride in pen with a loose ostrich and donkey. Big surprise -- the kid falls off. Then kick the crap out of the ostrich when it behaves like an ostrich.

                    Then, post the video publicly so everyone can see what an idiot you are.

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by GilbertsCreeksideAcres View Post
                      I can see why some people laugh, but the whole scene is stupid and dangerous.

                      Great thinking, Dad. Let a kid who is out of control on her pony ride in pen with a loose ostrich and donkey. Big surprise -- the kid falls off. Then kick the crap out of the ostrich when it behaves like an ostrich.

                      Then, post the video publicly so everyone can see what an idiot you are.

                      Ha. Ha.
                      I couldn't agree more. My heart broke watching that.
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                        #12
                        Yes, it's stupid and dangerous.

                        Am I bad person for laughing so hard?????

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                          #13
                          poor kid. i hope he's okay. Totally not smart on the dad's part. I did feel bad for the ostrich when it was being kicked.

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                            #14
                            Stupid and dangerous? Absolutely. But lots of stupid and dangerous things are funny
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                              #15
                              Yep, stupid and dangerous. Agree 100% on that.

                              However that child will have the *best* "how I fell off" story ever...probably for life. S/he'll win every single "Well I came off for the weirdest reason" contest.
                              Attack By Ostrich is a story winner.
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                                #16
                                Originally posted by GilbertsCreeksideAcres View Post
                                I can see why some people laugh, but the whole scene is stupid and dangerous.

                                Great thinking, Dad. Let a kid who is out of control on her pony ride in pen with a loose ostrich and donkey. Big surprise -- the kid falls off. Then kick the crap out of the ostrich when it behaves like an ostrich.

                                Then, post the video publicly so everyone can see what an idiot you are.

                                Ha. Ha.
                                I agree with you. The dad is an idiot and kicking the ostrich was not cool.
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                                  #17
                                  Jeez, and I thought I didn't like kids.

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                                    #18
                                    Add me to the list of non-laughers. I felt SO bad for that little kid. I am TERRIFIED of birds and cannot even imagine being in that position-I'd have been on the ground sobbing, too. So I don't think seeing a child being chased by something huge and terrifying is the least bit funny, and for an adult to post that on the Internet is nothing but cruel, as was the treatment of that poor ostrich who really did nothing wrong other than defend its territory. Stupid parent/trainer for EVER letting that kid ride in that field and stupid adult who posted it so that poor child's fear could be ridiculed. I see nothing at all funny about a child's fear and possible injury.

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                                      #19
                                      Originally posted by vacation1 View Post
                                      Jeez, and I thought I didn't like kids.


                                      Ok.

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                                        #20
                                        Wish the adult had been riding a horse, and the same scenario happened....Good Lord, what an idiot. Ostriches can kill you by kicks, can't they? Even the donkey was upset. Hope the kid is OK.

                                        That man deserves as many kicks in the *ss as he gave the ostrich. Don't know if 'Mr. Swift' is the child's parent, but if he is, it brings to mind what Judge Judy says..."It doesn't take any brains to make a baby"...That guy would be a classic example. Ugh!

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